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Record Number: 20218


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I've just received "The Great Trade Route" this morning, and there's a gentleman on the cover who tells me that it is "bland, ironic humurous [sic] discursive, always amusing, throughly convincing" & I've been trying to find the place where I left off in the proofs but have just realized how futile such a search is & have gone back to the beginning.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Until: 12 Jan 1937

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Esther Julia Ford

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Nov 1920

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

daughter of artist and writer

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

later Julia Madox Loewe



Text Being Read:

Author:

Ford Madox Ford

Title:

Great Trade Route, The

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
sent by Ford


Source Information:

Record ID:

20218

Source:

Print

Author:

Ford Madox Ford

Editor:

Sondra J. Stang

Title:

Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The

Place of Publication:

Bloomington

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

449-50

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 449-50, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20218, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Additional author, Stella Bowen; additional editor Karen Cochran. Letter from Ford's daughter Julie

   
   
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